On 22 January 2016 on the premises of the Polish Optical Internet Research Center (Poznań, Poland) the official inauguration of PSNC-Huawei Innovation Center will be held. One of the main points of the planned event is the official launch of the HPC computer system "Orzeł / Eagle" with a performance of 1.4 PFlops computing power, currently occupying 2nd place in Poland and 80th position on TOP500 list.
The 1st European Live Surgery Broadcast, an interactive videoconferencing session presenting otolaryngological surgery live, will take place on December 2nd 2015. The event is organised by the European Laryngological Society (ELS), the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery of Poznan University of Medical Sciences (PUMS) and Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC). The aim of the session is to demonstrate the newest surgical methods utilised by specialists from leading European laryngology clinics. Hospitals from Barcelona, Marseille, Genoa, Leiden, Essen, Luxembourg and Poznan will take an active part in the event.
In 26-30 October SONY delivered to PSNC 8K live cameras and IP Live transmission system, which was bought as a part of the New UHD Media Services in Optical Networks Laboratory of the Future ICT project.
On October 5th and 6th, the EoCoE (Energy Oriented Center of Excellence) project was officially launched. EoCoE will use the prodigious potential offered by the ever-growing computing infrastructure to foster and accelerate the European transition to a reliable and low carbon energy supply.
The 3-year Horizon 2020 funded COMPAT project launched on October 1st 2015. The main motivation of COMPAT is the urgent need to push the science forward, and stay world leading in simulation driven science and engineering. Our ambition is to establish new standards for multiscale computing at exascale, and provision a robust and reliable software technology stack that empowers multiscale modellers to transform computer simulations into predictive science.
The new headquarters of PSNC named Polish Optical Internet Research Center (CBPIO) was officially opened 22/23 September 2015 in Poznan (Poland). The central point of the second day of the event was the visit of the President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda. The president met with the Directorate and employees of PSNC during an occasional conference.